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William Kirby

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Kirby AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4310 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 26 September 1916 AWMM Melbourne, Victoria AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Maurice Kirby, Williamstown Workshops, Williamstown, Victoria AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 26 September 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    England AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4310 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      149 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Adelaide, 7 November 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 January 1917, and marched in to 8th Training Bn, Hurdcott.
    Marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 15 March 1917.
    Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT 'Barambah', 5 April 1917; discharged (medically unfit: overage and physical unfitness), Adelaide, 7 July 1918.
    Medal: British War Medal
    Subsequent claim for war pension 'rejected on the grounds that claimant's incapacity is not the result of participation in warlike operations'. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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